For the second straight week, the Horizon League has announced Cleveland State’s Philipp Sikatzki as Men’s Swimmer of the Week and Green Bay’s Michael Klemm as Men’s Diver of the Week.
Philipp Sikatzki/Cleveland State/Senior/Sprints/Leipzig, Germany
Philipp Sikatzki competed in four events and took home two first place victories, while surpassing the NCAA 'B' standard in the 100 fly for the sixth time this season, with a time of 47.46, resulting in 1st/8. Out of five relay teams, Sikatzki also registered a first place win in the 200 medley relay (lead leg), with a final time of 1:29.84. As lead leg, the senior participated in the 200 free relay and finished second amongst five, with a time of 1:22.81. With a time of 57.78, he was able finish 4th/8 in the 100 breast stroke.
This is the fourth Swimmer of the Week honor that Sikatzki has received this season.
Michael Klemm/Green Bay/Junior/Diver/Rockford Ill.
Over the past weekend Klemm participated in a total of four diving events, achieving NCAA Zone qualifying scores on both boards at Wisconsin. Klemm finished the 1 meter board in 1/9 with a score of 322.12 and finished second in the 3 meter board with a score of 329.62. Both diving events at the UIC Invitational resulted in two first place wins. 1ST/18, the junior scored of 296.30 in the 1 meter board event. In the 3 meter board event, Kleem scored 301.10, 1st/17.
This is the third Diver of the Week honor that Klemm has received this season.
The Horizon League has announced Milwaukee’s Tobie Zeller as Women’s Swimmer of Week
Tobie Zeller/Cleveland State/Junior/Breaststroke/Mansfield, Ohio
Zeller swept the breaststroke events in CSU's final dual meet. The Junior finished the 50 breaststroke with a time of 30.16, 1st/9. Zeller’s next breaststroke victory came in the 100 with a time of 1:06.43, placing 1st/10. While finishing 1st/5, swimming second leg, Zeller also helped her team reach a top time of 1:45.93 in the 200 medley relay.
This is the first Swimmer of the Week honor Zeller has received this season.